Corey Hirsch (born August 10, 1972 in Medicine Hat, Alberta) is a professional Canadianice hockeygoaltender. August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = A Community of Choice Location City Information Established: City: 09 May 1906 Area: 120. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Patrick Roy, a retired ice hockey goaltender The goaltender (also known colloquially as goalie or netminder) in ice hockey is the player who defends his teams goal net by stopping shots of the puck from entering his teams net, thus preventing the opposing team from scoring. ...
Drafted in 1991 by the New York Rangers, Hirsch played for the Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, and Dallas Stars. He was also the goalie for the 1994 Canadian Olympic team which lost to Sweden in the gold medal game. 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. ...
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Acquired from the Rangers in 1995, Hirsch's 1995-96 record of 17-14-6 (2.93 GAA) was good enough for a spot on the all-rookie team.
Hirsch played four seasons in Kamloops (WHL) where he led the Blazers to the Memorial Cup in 1992 and was voted the best goaltender in Canadian junior hockey.
Drafted by the Rangers in the eighth round (169th overall) of the 1991 entry draft, Hirsch was a sudden star in Binghamton, and went on to earn both the 1993 AHL rookie of the year award (with a league-best 2.79 GAA) and a spot on the first all-star team.
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